Hostal Mare Nostrum
Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... br> I dove in and three of the guys from my group followed, all of us happy in our bathing suits.
It was freezing.
Unlike the water in Nice, there were waves that were picking us up and gently setting us back down. One guy ran out after a few seconds, but the rest of us swam out.
"Holy ****, look out behind us."
I turned from the beach and saw complete blackness behind us.
"Let's swim out to it."
I don't know ...
... It was definitely different then any other beach I had
been to with lots of topless women and speedos, but im glad we went. It was so
relaxing and was perfect after the crazy day we had had before. Me and Amanda took
a walk all the way up the coastline and we laid in the sun for a few hours. We
ate lunch at a café not to far from the beach were we had burgers and icecream.
We cut it close for time because we had to catch our AVE train at 5:25 so we
ran through ...
After sleeping late today, we went to a great cafe that we'd scoped out last night on La Rambla. The kids have become experts at ordering things and asking questions in Spanish even when shopkeepers assume that they'd prefer to speak English. We've been asked more than once where we're from and where the kids go to school, which I think says a lot for Pacheco. At a grocery store I told the kids to find some almonds, and I'd barely turned my back when I heard them asking ...
... eager to see inside it. Save it for another trip! So we started a trek up to a park, which was also designed by Gaudi, and has stunning views out over Barcelona and the sea. Here we saw quite possibly the best buskers ever (in both musical talent and Spanish good looks), and about six different groups of women all dancing with them while they played. Highly entertaining!
That evening we went to a soccer (sorry, football!) match, Espanya ...
... visited what seemed like a typical complex of apartments in Tenerife. I'm not too sure what the point was but there were some lovely views and the architecture was very grande. Afterwards we walked for an hour back to our hotel room along La Rambla (I had the most delicious Crepe to celebrate pancake day: late!) and then we got ready to go out. I actually had some bad news today about the death of an acquaintance: and my room mate was unfortunately feeling ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed